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a satisfactory response to that demand, they'll have no choice but to pursue legal action against mr. armstrong for the return of that money. >> that is not new. i know you made that request, very politely, i may add, but you have not asserted it in a civil court of law. are you going to do that? >> we're waiting to see like everyone else exactly what mr. armstrong says in his interview with oprah winfrey. i can assure you of my client's resolve, if this matter is not resolved, they will sue mr. armstrong. and that demand has been communicated to mr. armstrong's camp very clearly and forcefully. >> which brings me to the critical nature of the wording. i want to know from a legal standpoint exactly what you are listening for that perhaps the layperson may not identify as critical to your mission. the words that lance armstrong uses that could expose him to the liability you're suggesting. >> it's not just admitting that he doped, but that he doped in connection with the tour de france races, that he's been doping for a long period during his career, and hopefully an acknowledgment that he was u
. if mr. armstrong doesn't return the money, my client is going to sue him for return of those funds. we paid him $12 million because he won three tour de france races and told us under oath he was a clean rider. he's now told us that was a lie, and he's lost those titles. so he neither deserves nor is entitled to that money. he needs to give it back. and while i appreciate, like i'm sure many americans, mr. armstrong's apology tonight, when he sends us his apology, he needs to include a check for the return of our money because he's not entitled to it. >> and what if he doesn't have it? i know you watched the moment, dana and i were just talking about, about how the day when he lost the nike endorsement. that appeared, at least to me watching the interview, that that was a sort of seachange moment for him. what if he doesn't have enough money to pay everybody off, including you? >> well, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it. he's made a substantial amount of money over the last 15 years based on his fame and endorsements. he got $12 million from us. so i'm going to assume he's got
be false statements. but here's the thing. mr. armstrong was advised by an extremely competent team of attorneys, there's no way any lawyer worth his salt would let mr. armstrong go and talk to federal prosecutors without agraa gra grant of immunity. i imagine when he floated the idea by his attorneys for going on oprah. if he said, what's my criminal risk, not so much. i'll take the chance with the money, i guess he feels like he can afford all this money's he's going to have to pay. >> the word is, professor, he's got somewhere between $100 million and $125 million and you triple the damages in a federal case and only get to $90 million, not so bad, i guess you can keep your house. i got a question about the exposure to the defamation cases that i can only guess are being shuffled right now stacked and getting ready for filing all over the world. and i want to play for you specifically what he said about his behavior when it came to taking down other people who dared to seek the truth. have a listen. >> i was a bully in the sense that you just -- that i tried to control the narrat
in a statement, the world's anti-doping agency says, "only when mr. armstrong makes a full confession under oath can a gal and proper process for him to seek reconsideration of his lifetime ban commence." also tonight, sources tell us armstrong is beginning to reach out to those he criticized in this long, drawn-out saga. >> certainly a bellwether day in this saga. anne thompson, thanks. >>> now to another big story. this one's been a big story for days, this rough flu season we're enduring. it's spreading fast now in other parts of the world, as well. europe is seeing its first outbreak, while in this country it remains in 47 of the 50 states. in the meantime, people have lots of questions about the flu, especially about the inoculation. nbc's tom costello is in a pharmacy in maryland, where they have been busy there. tom, good evening. >> reporter: hi, brian. this pharmacy, like most, say the medicines to treat the flu and its symptoms have been selling very fast, especially tamiflu. leah wasn't supposed to be at home with a confirmed case of the flu. she got the vaccine and thought she'd be f
, regarding lance armstrong's oprah winfrey interview. the statement reading here only when mr. armstrong makes a full confession under oath and tells the anti-doping authorities all he knows about doping activities can any legal and proper process for him seek any real or consideration of his lifetime ban commence. they're looking for statements that are under oath. they do not see the oprah winfrey inter view as being enough to clear his record or clear his name. and certainly not to reverse that ban. ed, thank you very much. we'll be following this very closely in the next hour as well. >>> this woman here, she wore a cross around her next until her employer told her to take it off. so, she took her court -- her fight, rather, to the courts. i'm with sandra who just got these great glasses. you hmmm. let's see if walmart can help you find the same look for less. okay. see? walmart has all these leading eyewear brands and styles. rockstar! really? yeah. oh, wow! oh, black frame looks good on you. yeah? you can get a complete pair starting at just -- $38. really?! and did you
of some bullying, i would have to describe it. and don't forget, mr. armstrong was regarded in the cycling fraternity as the boss. >> wada, the subject of some bullying, that's from david heilemann. make sure to stick with us all morning long. we'll have more on lance armstrong's fall and what he hopes will be redemption. >>> we're also this morning talking a lot about the inauguration. and you know, it's customary former presidents to attend inauguration ceremonies. but neither of the former bush presidents will be in d.c. for obama's swearing in. and we will take a look at why. (announcer) make mornings special, with fancy feast mornings gourmet cat food. mornings are delicious protein rich entrees with garden veggies and egg. fancy feast mornings. the best ingredient is love. (announcer) at scottrade, our cexactly how they want.t with scottrade's online banking, i get one view of my bank and brokerage accounts with one login... to easily move my money when i need to. plus, when i call my local scottrade office, i can talk to someone who knows how i trade. because i don't trade like ever
say to you? >> i said mr. armstrong, i'm sorry to bother you. i'm charlie sheen. i want to shake your hand. he said, that's nice. >> where was this? >> he said, that's nice. i said, no, it's not nice. this was probably five years ago. yeah. yeah. >> did he shake your hand? >> yeah. >> but he didn't want to? >> i don't think so. i don't want to tell both sides of the story because i don't know what he was into that night or what was going on. i have been on the sidelines with the rest of us watching the fall from grace. >> to me, he is one of the biggest and worst cheats in sporting history because the number of lie lives that he adversely effected. i get the livestrong thing. giving this interview where he admitted he cheated, to me, he's an american icon in many ways, whether it's marion jones or other sporting heroes, when they are caught cheat, i feel america hurts because america puts these people on such pedestals. very patriotic country. and the sporting heroes, especially the ones who win globally, become iconic. what do you think? >> i think america is very forgiving if the pe
about his crimes. >> the right place for mr. armstrong to come forward and be truly contritional is an appropriate authority where he makes a full and frank, sworn statement covering all the bases. >> as she always does, oprah winfrey conducted a great interview, but armstrong knows her living room is not a court of law. reporters and fellow cyclists and fans say this talk show interview is simply not enough. >> i think he confessed the minimum, the minimum that he might have thought that the world wanted to know is that he used performance-enhancing drugs. he certainly left out a lot of details. >> to get that second chance you have to earn it. and you have to be magnanimous and contrite and sincere in your apology and i'm not sure that was. >> he was very good on sound bites but his actions always spoke of a guy who was lying and cheating. >> i thought he would step up and say yes, i was the head of this scheme, you know. it was wrong. i do apologize. i didn't hear apologizing, an apology once. >> joining us on "the ed show," dr. jeff gardere, clinical psychologist and teaching
to a statement today from the world anti-doping agency, only when mr. armstrong makes a full confession under oath and tells the anti-doping authorities all he knows about doping activities can any legal and proper process for him to seek any reopening or reconsideration of his lifetime ban commence. pete williams, what are the legal implications here? does he have exposure? >> oh, yes, i think so. this seems to be a calculated risk. he will undoubtedly be sued. the clip where he testified in a lawsuit down therebying the people that were suing him may come back after him for money that was paid as a result of winning the tour de france. it seems unlikely he could be prosecuted for purge. the federal government could reopen its criminal investigation of him if he does, in fact, make statements admitting to this, and the justice department could join a false claim or whistle blower lawsuit that's been brought by floyd landis because of the fact that the tour de france team was sponsored by the u.s. postal service, and the claim is the deposit was defrauded. so, you know, clearly he is going to
the official history for nasa right after 9/11, and he doesn't like talking, mr. armstrong, so i was able to burn some tapes with him, which i'm very proud of. rosenthal, an editor of news week, tune out about and it i wrote a little piece -- a long piece in "newsweek" about neil a remember strong, and my university rights, we celebrated the 15th anniversary of john f. kennedy challenging america to go to the moon on the campus i teach. and kennedy said we go to the moon because it's there, and listening to kennedy years about the moon shot, you wonder why politicians today don't get behind a war on cancer or don't talk up a going to mars or something. we seem to have lost that sense of bigness. hopefully it will come back. >> host: we've been talking for a short time with doug brink eley. his most recent book, cronkite, and we appreciate y >> booktv has over 150,000 twitter followers. follow booktv on twitter to get publishing news, scheduling updates, author information and talk directly with authors
case as far as i'm concerned. >> richard, this seems like just the beginning for mr. armstrong. what else might he be facing given his interview and all these different agencies that want to talk to him? >> you tell me, miguel. i'll give you a quick definition of fraud -- material misrepresentations with the intent to deceive, reasonably relied upon, creating damages. that's fraud. that's what lance armstrong has done predominantly all his life. so, yeah, he's going to be sued by people for his books. he's going to be sued by donors for his charities. he's going to be sued by anybody and everybody who touched this narcissistic punk. that's what's going to happen here with lance armstrong. and, you know, many times i kind of disagree with jeff toobin on issues, but he mentioned and made a comment why did he do it, and i don't know why he did this. i don't know why he decided to step up. i don't know why he -- everybody seems to go to oprah when they want to come clean on something. >> you're right. >> why did he do it? what's the benefit? he just opened pandora's box. the he may be pr
mr. armstrong, i'm sorry to bother you, i just want to shake your hand. and he said that is nice. >> when was this? >> and i said no, it is not nice, ass, this is probably -- five years ago. six years ago. >> and that is all he said to you? >> yeah. >> did he even shake your hand? >> yeah. >> but he didn't really want to? >> again, i don't want to tell both sides of the story or what he was into that night or what was going on. and i have just been on the sidelines like the rest of us, watching the fall from grace. >> he is one of the biggest cheats in sporting history, the number of lives he adversely affected. i get all of this "livestrong" thing, but on oprah, he is sort of an american icon, whether it was marion jones or the sporting hero, when they are caught cheating i feel they are really hurting americans, because they put these people on such pedestals, and the heroes, especially the ones who win globally, what do you think? >> i think america is very forgiving if the person has not been like you described, some of the behavior that lance pursued, i think if there -- the
mention this mr. armstrong? no. and as far as i know she never visited london. not while she was with me. i was going to pass it on to the detective who was here. well, i could do that for you. what's his name? this is from jack. do you know who that is? jack was agnes lyttleton's young man, and i presume the man in the photograph that had been taken from her room. he was a prisoner of war. it was written in february. it took almost six months to arrive. well, not surprising, given the state of things in europe. it doesn't give much away which i suppose is what you'd expect with german censorship. he wonders when the war will end. i imagine there were thousands of letters like this written every day. foyle: this thing about the weather. "it's raining dogs and cats." do we normally say it like that? no, it should be cats and dogs. he's got it the wrong way round. unless he's trying to tell her something. and the date, is that unusual or am i imagining it? we'd normally write it... milner: the other way around. 10th of february, 1945. sir, i appreciate you bringing this t
. >> neil wineburg, if the bank perpetrated this dishonest fraud that apparently mr. armstrong did, they would good out of business. wouldn't maintain their brand, would they? >> no. they would probably have about a thousand pages of regulation coming at them as well. in this case i think what lance today do was sell america on the idea he add change of heart. not just a change in tactics to push the armstrong brand and it appears he fell badly. the love did not rub off of oprah on to lance. >> let's talk about the inauguration monday. barack obama. take a look at the official white house photograph from 2009 and now in 2013. the presidency does age us, isn't it, neil? >> it certainly does. almost as bad as trying to run a media website. but seriously, obviously, when you see these pictures, before and after the presidents, you're like wow, i'm glad i didn't get a day older myself. it is a tough job and obviously particularly partisan, nasty. sort of things that tear at you internally. that's what's been going on the last four years. you got to feel for the guy. >> let's not go bac
them, "hey. how are you guys doing?" as one increase of the marine, "mr. armstrong, why are you here?" neil's thoughtful and sincerely honest reply was "because you are here." he was special to these young kids and to a few older ones, as well. deeply proud to be a navy aviator, as a civilian at the time he flew, neil never received his astronaut wings. it was a tradition of those in the military. it was on the uss eisenhower back on 2010 on our way to afghanistan that we finally received -- that he'd received the tribute that he deserved. his visibly, visibly moved response said it all, and i quote, "i have never been more proud than when i earned my navy wings of gold," and i have got to believe that there are a few golden eagles and audience you would send those words. trying to get into his inner self was always a challenge for almost anyone, maybe everyone. asked one day by a stranger, "mr. armstrong, how did you feel when looking for a place to land on the moon with only 15 seconds of fuel remaining?" and it only the way that neil could, the way he would put away some and an in
, because i'm pretty approachable. >> what did he say to you? >> i said mr. armstrong, i'm sorry to bother you, i sahi nam charlie sheen and i would to shake your hand and he said that's nice. >> it is hilarious and moving in parts. a very different sounding, different looking charlie sheen. much more mature. i think people will enjoy it very much. >> looking forward to it, piers. thanks again. >>> a look at this disgraced cyclist, the world according to lance armstrong this saturday at 10:00 p.m. eastern. see, i figured low testosterone would decrease my sex drive... but when i started losing energy and became moody... that's when i had an honest conversation with my doctor. we discussed all the symptoms... then he gave me some blood tests. showed it was low t. that's it. it was a number -- not just me. [ male announcer ] today, men with low t have androgel 1.62% (testosterone gel). the #1 prescribed topical testosterone replacement therapy, increases testosterone when used daily. women and children should avoid contact with application sites. discontinue androgel and call your doctor if
service and mr. armstrong, but we will do so at an appropriate time. we'll have to wait and see as well. >> ed lavandera, austin, texas. thank you very much. >>> vice president joe biden's task force is recommending that gun trafficking be defined as a federal crime. according to politico, the white house has defined 19 executive actions where the president may act unilaterally. others are mulling these executive orders because of the difficulty in enacting new gun legislation in congress. president obama is expected to lay out his proposals formally next week. >>> the house is expected to debate on the second part of the disaster from superstorm sandy. lawmakers have been pushed for the $51 billion relief measure and conservative republicans have complained the price tag is too high and including spending that has nothing to do with the storm. >>> twisted metal and wrecked carriages. this was a scene in egypt overnight as a train derailed. railway officials say at least 19 people were killed, more than 100 people were injured. >>> about 150,000 children in new york city will have to fi
it lands can have his image and i have my take on mr. armstrong around 10:28 this morning on this program. back to nicole petallides, the share price of lulu lemon is moving and i don't know which way. nicole: not in a good way. continues the way we saw in seven early mover is. you noted it was lower and still is down 7-1/3% and one reason is the outlook, they are not raising the outlook. on the contrary they talk about sales but not raising the outlook, disappointment to wall street and shareholders and you can stop selling off the two things. the stock is 30% over the last six months. three things. i am not lance armstrong but i did live. ubs is a price target of 82 from 88 but they have a buy rating and number 3, i still love them. stuart: retail sales overall were not great in december, up only 0.5%. i know that looking backward stock investors always look forward but with at as the backstop, 0.5% gain over the christmas holiday that is not really great. despite your best efforts. got to move on. we are down 30 on the dow. california governor jerry brown says the former golden state,
are here, will they forgive and forget mr. armstrong. i want a new drug, one that won't make me sick ♪ ♪ wasn't make me crash my car and feel six feet six ♪ what are you doing? nothing. are you stealing our daughter's school supplies and taking them to work? no, i was just looking for my stapler and my... this thing. i save money by using fedex ground and buy my own supplies. that's a great idea. i'm going to go... we got clients in today. [ male announcer ] save on ground shipping at fedex office. >> lance armstrong ready to come clean today. he caped an interview with oprah winfrey. he was stripped of seven tour de france titles and barred from competition after the u.s. doping agency said armstrong had quote, led the most sophisticated professional and successful doping program that sports had ever seen, that's quite an indictment. and armstrong has reportedly been making calls to apologize and he was calling before he arrived for the the oprah interview. that will air on thursday. would you forgive and for get, charles payne. charles: absolutely not, i would wait and not s
. mr. armstrong appears to be a very deliberate, calculating person who has some objective with this admission. we're not sure what it is yet. he has a number of legal issues that are awaiting him, a whistle-blower case for defrauding the federal government since the post office was his primary sponsor, potential criminal cases for possession and/or distribution of illegal drugs, perjury, positions he took in prior cases that may now be considered a fraud on the court. so i don't know what his objective was by this admission, but there seems to be some objective. >> if you were his lawyer, how would you be advising him? would you be glad he's talking? >> unless i had concluded that he had no more risk because the statute of limitations had run or for some other legal basis, i would have advised him not to make those statements. forgiveness from the public is not immunity. >> marty steinberg, thank you so much. attorney for baseball's mark mcgwire, thank you. >>> want to invite all of you to join me at the top of the hour for a special hour on the crash of an american icon,
this interview. i want to read part of it to you. "only when mr. armstrong makes a full confession under oath and tells the anti-doping authorities all he knows about doping activities, can any legal and proper process for him to seek any reopening or reconsideration of his lifetime ban commence." so this means that this interview with oprah really only opens the door enough to make a much fuller and complete statement if he expects to get back into the game. >> sure. this is really just the first step, like a pr step, pretty much, going on oprah, who's known to be pretty soft when it comes with the questions, you know, he's pretty much going to be able to control part of the interview. but what he has to do is turn on the people who helped him dope, which are officials in cycling, maybe at usa cycling, maybe at the international cycling union, which is the world governing body of the sport, maybe going up as high as the international olympic committee. >> and real quick, but i think a lot of this loses focus on the charity, the livestrong foundation. real quick, what kind of impact has all o
't mr. armstrong, can't the person at the top go you know what? maybe our shareholder value will not drop if we don't have this app on. i just wonder who's sitting there going yes, we need this thing. why not just apple, just take it away. take it away. you're apple. >> get rid of it. >> just make a statement. >> i agree. i think the statements that some of these companies are making to try and fend off criticism or lawsuits are pathetic. and we have the coca-cola story coming up. i'm going to run what they ran last night and the latest ad when it comes to their attempt to sort of step into the obesity debate. but joe, you are the one who raised this at the top of the show yesterday. and now they've changed the age on who can use the app so they feel better about themselves. wow! you made a big difference, joe scarborough. >> whatever, mika brzezinski. you know, the thing is, i heard all day yesterday afternoon, there was pushback from people that were saying that this app was not affiliated with the nra. and these were some of the same people that were trying to explain why
'm matt lauer, along with savannah guthrie and mr. al roker. all right. so we now know that lance armstrong has admitted to years of doping and lying. he says he knows there will be a lot of people who will be angry and disappointed in him. does that include the man who is the president and ceo of the charitable foundation created by lance armstrong, livestrong? that man is doug ulman and he will join us in a couple of minutes. so many questions about the future of that foundation. he will join us for an exclusive interview in a couple of minutes. >> a lot to talk to him about and a lot to talk to jessica ch chastain about. she has a scary new movie that actually gave me a nightmare last night after i watched it. we will catch up with her in a few minutes. >> freaky. >> it's scary. >> oh, man. all right. >>> to switch gears a little bit, two young cousins, putting down little pearls of wisdom. for example, don't keep saying please if someone says no. i wish my kids would listen to that. they actually lost their book but it inspired the young man who found it to track them down and
powerful democrat man depends on hillary clinton going out and lying. >> the democrat party treats mrs. clinton like an abused wife. >> an abused wife? lance armstrong? and here's the headline in the conservative "new york post." no wonder bill's afraid. hillary explodes with rage at benghazi hearing. republicans are back to one of their favorite hobbies. clinton bashing. it was all the rage back to the '90s when they felt threatened by first lady clinton. now they feel threatened again. instead of helping to solve the problems of today, republicans are running around scared about something that may or may not happen tomorrow. joining me now, toure, co-host of "the cycle" here on msnbc. and contributor for "the daily beast," thank you both for being here tonight. >> thank you. >> thanks. >> patricia, what has the hibernating republican hatred of hillary clinton? >> the time you start looking at the next election is when you have the other one right behind you. the question is what's hillary going to do? who is going to be the democratic nominee. when you look at hillary clinton's popul
that could possibly share shelf space with the lance armstrong confessional is the bizarre hoax involving the heisman trophy runner up, mr. manti te'o and his alleged girlfriend who never existed. going to bring back the sports editor for the nation. what's the latest that's gone on late last night and overnight? what do we know about what notre dame is doing? >> well, the latest with manti te'o is silence. with each day of silence comes more questions. it's like you know very well from politics, usually the cover-up is far more damaging than the crime. yesterday there were reports that manti te'o was going to do a press conference. that was scuddled. then an interview on espn. that was scuddled. now he's inside a compound where he's preparing for the nfl draft. you have reporters camped outside as if it's some sort of situation outside an embassy. what's going on with manti te'o? it's getting so much attention. as you referenced, this is the most bizarre story i've ever seen in sports. i've never seen anything like this. and notre dame's posture on this makes it even more of a story. the
steadfast that he is innocent. and i always equate this to the lance armstrong debate. and we get into this with mr. verducci who is a great baseball reporter and historian, the evidence is overwhelming, the longer they don't tell the truth, the harder it is for these people to live good lives, actually. >> getting honest with yourself. brian, stick around with me. stay with me on this. let's bring tom verducci, the senior writer for "sports illustrated." tom, thank you very much for helping us. first question, the obvious one, what do you make of this? the great stars who were steroid users just got completely wiped out in the votes as our brian shactman just reported. >> yeah, sort of dovetails with the pattern as we've seen with guys like mcgwire and palmeiro. anyone associated with p.e.d.s is not getting into the hall of fame. i think what people have to remember is it's not a snapshot of just one year. players can stay on the ballot as long as they get more than 5% of the vote. for up to 15 years, so it'll be interesting going forward to see if this level of let's call it non
advantage of it monetarily. armstrong entered into contracts over fraud and is he in big trouble. but mr. at a owe mr. manti would be in trouble. >> his stock is plummeting right now. first round pick he may drop well down below that into the second round. we he may have to wait for a lot of these answers. there is is a teammate this afternoon has come out and said he played up this entire tragic story that they all knew this wasn't his girlfriend and he played this up to his all american side. so, if that's the case, and more teammates will come forward and others will come forward, this is really going to unravel. >> bill: all right. because you have to understand that the player te'o was in contention for the heisman trophy and by doing something like this and getting sympathy and notoriety that doesn't hurt when the vote is close. you are say today a notre dame teammate of te'o has come forward and accused him of being a fraud. >> he said he played it up. they all said they all knew it wasn't his girlfriend. shear a guy who didn't need to do this. a lot like guys who jam up their res
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